Mark Schwarzer and Leicester City exited the FA Cup in the fifth round after losing 2-1 away to Aston Villa, with the veteran at fault for Scott Sinclair's decisive late goal.
James Meredith fared better, playing the full game as League One side Bradford City upset Premier League outfit Sunderland 2-0 at home to reach the quarter-finals.
Alex Cisak and Shane Lowry both played the full match as their Leyton Orient side won 3-2 away to Chesterfield in League One.
Ryan McGowan's Dundee United lost 3-2 away to Kilmarnock in the Scottish Premiership.
Jackson Irvine completed 90 minutes and Cameron Burgess was an unused substitute for Ross County in their 3-2 win at home to Motherwell.
Tommy Oar played until the 88th minute of a remarkable win for 10-man FC Utrecht, who thrashed nine-man Dordrecht 6-1.
James Holland played the full game but couldn't prevent his Austria Wien side from going down 1-0 away to Wolfsberger AC.
Josh Brillante, on loan from Fiorentina, was an unused substitute as Empoli drew 1-1 away to AC Milan in Serie A. In Serie B, Mark Birighitti stayed on the bench for AS Varese as they lost 1-0 at home to Livorno.
In the Turkish Super Lig, Aziz Behich played the full game but was on the losing side as 10-man Bursaspor went down 3-2 away to leaders Besiktas.
Mitch Langerak was an unused substitute as Borussia Dortmund won for the second Bundesliga match in succession, beating Mainz 4-2.
In the 2. Bundesliga, Ben Halloran was taken off with 20 minutes to go in Fortuna Dusseldorf's 3-2 loss at home to Erzgebirge Aue. Mathew Leckie meanwhile played a full game for Ingolstadt but couldn't prevent the league leaders from going down 3-1 at home to Sandhausen.
James Troisi struck a long-range equaliser with four minutes to go as his Zulte Waregem drew 1-1 at home to Standard Liege in the Belgian Pro League.
In the Swiss Super League, Oliver Bozanic was withdrawn with 14 minutes remaining as Luzern drew 1-1 at home to Young Boys.
Mark Bresciano was taken off in the 52nd minute of Al Gharafa's 3-0 loss away to Al Ahli in Qatar's Stars League.
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